United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  02043, Spices, turmeric, ground
Food Group: Spices and Herbs
Scientific Name:  Curcuma longa L.
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.84   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.78   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tsp 3 g

tbsp 9.4 g
Proximates Water 1 g 12.85 1 -- 0.39 1.21
Proximates Energy kcal 312 -- -- 9 29
Proximates Energy kJ 1305 -- -- 39 123
Proximates Protein 1 g 9.68 1 -- 0.29 0.91
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 3.25 1 -- 0.10 0.31
Proximates Ash 1 g 7.08 1 -- 0.21 0.67
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 67.14 -- -- 2.01 6.31
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1 g 22.7 1 -- 0.7 2.1
Proximates Sugars, total 1 g 3.21 1 -- 0.10 0.30
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 2.38 1 -- 0.07 0.22
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 0.38 1 -- 0.01 0.04
Proximates Fructose 1 g 0.45 1 -- 0.01 0.04
Proximates Lactose 1 g 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1 g 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Proximates Galactose 1 g 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 168 1 -- 5 16
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 55.00 1 -- 1.65 5.17
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 208 1 -- 6 20
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 299 1 -- 9 28
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 2080 1 -- 62 196
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 27 1 -- 1 3
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 4.50 1 -- 0.14 0.42
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 1.300 1 -- 0.039 0.122
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 19.800 1 -- 0.594 1.861
Minerals Selenium, Se 1 µg 6.2 1 -- 0.2 0.6
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg 0.7 1 -- 0.0 0.1
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.058 1 -- 0.002 0.005
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.150 1 -- 0.004 0.014
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 1.350 1 -- 0.041 0.127
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.542 1 -- 0.016 0.051
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1, 2 mg 0.107 3 0.073 0.003 0.010
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 20 1 -- 1 2
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 20 1 -- 1 2
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 20 -- -- 1 2
Vitamins Choline, total 1 mg 49.2 -- -- 1.5 4.6
Vitamins Betaine 1 mg 9.7 1 -- 0.3 0.9
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU 1 IU 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Lycopene 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 4.43 1 -- 0.13 0.42
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1 mg 0.01 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg 0.72 1 -- 0.02 0.07
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 1 mg 0.12 1 -- 0.00 0.01
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 1 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 1 mg 0.05 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 1 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1 µg 13.4 1 -- 0.4 1.3
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 1.838 -- -- 0.055 0.173
Lipids 4:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 1 g 0.003 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 1 g 0.848 1 -- 0.025 0.080
Lipids 12:0 1 g 0.003 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 13:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 1 g 0.394 1 -- 0.012 0.037
Lipids 15:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 1 g 0.155 1 -- 0.005 0.015
Lipids 17:0 1 g 0.335 1 -- 0.010 0.031
Lipids 18:0 1 g 0.003 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.097 1 -- 0.003 0.009
Lipids 22:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 24:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.449 -- -- 0.013 0.042
Lipids 14:1 1 g 0.154 1 -- 0.005 0.014
Lipids 15:1 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 17:1 1 g 0.164 1 -- 0.005 0.015
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.131 -- -- 0.004 0.012
Lipids 18:1 c 1 g 0.075 1 -- 0.002 0.007
Lipids 18:1 t 1 g 0.056 1 -- 0.002 0.005
Lipids 20:1 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 24:1 c 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.756 -- -- 0.023 0.071
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 0.672 1 -- 0.020 0.063
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.084 -- -- 0.003 0.008
Lipids 18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) 1 g 0.003 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:3 n-6 c,c,c 1 g 0.081 1 -- 0.002 0.008
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.056 -- -- 0.002 0.005
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans-monoenoic g 0.056 -- -- 0.002 0.005
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1 g 0.170 -- -- 0.005 0.016
Amino Acids Threonine 1 g 0.330 -- -- 0.010 0.031
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1 g 0.470 -- -- 0.014 0.044
Amino Acids Leucine 1 g 0.810 -- -- 0.024 0.076
Amino Acids Lysine 1 g 0.380 -- -- 0.011 0.036
Amino Acids Methionine 1 g 0.140 -- -- 0.004 0.013
Amino Acids Cystine 1 g 0.150 -- -- 0.004 0.014
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1 g 0.530 -- -- 0.016 0.050
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1 g 0.320 -- -- 0.010 0.030
Amino Acids Valine 1 g 0.660 -- -- 0.020 0.062
Amino Acids Arginine 1 g 0.540 -- -- 0.016 0.051
Amino Acids Histidine 1 g 0.150 -- -- 0.004 0.014
Amino Acids Alanine 1 g 0.330 -- -- 0.010 0.031
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1 g 1.860 -- -- 0.056 0.175
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1 g 1.140 -- -- 0.034 0.107
Amino Acids Glycine 1 g 0.470 -- -- 0.014 0.044
Amino Acids Proline 1 g 0.480 -- -- 0.014 0.045
Amino Acids Serine 1 g 0.280 -- -- 0.008 0.026
Amino Acids Hydroxyproline 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 3 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 3 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 3 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 3 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 3 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0

Sources of Data

1Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 6h , 2002  Beltsville MD  
2S.W. Leonard, K. Hardin, J.E. Leklem Vitamin B-6 Content of Spices , 2001 Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 14   pp.163-167
3Gu, L., Kelm, M.A., Hammerstone, J.F., Beecher, G., Holden, J., Haytowitz, D., Gebhardt, S., and Prior, R.L. Screening foods containing proanthocyanidins and their structural characterization using LC-MS/MS and thiolytic degradation , 2003 J. Agric. Food Chem. 51   pp.7513-7521
Langual Code(s)

  • A0113 SPICE OR HERB (US CFR)
  • A1272 0200 SPICES AND HERBS (USDA SR)
  • B1425 TURMERIC
  • C0238 ROOT, TUBER OR BULB
  • E0106 FINELY GROUND
  • F0014 FULLY HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0141 NATURALLY DRIED
  • J0170 SUN DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION